Find a Green Hotel

There has been a growing sentiment around the U.S. about becoming more "Green". Corporations are creating initiatives and people are beginning to change their everyday habits to preserve the Earth for future generations.

But what does "Green" exactly mean? There may be different variations to the definition but seem to have a common mission: To become more conscious of the impact that people have on the Earth and begin to realistically change habits that will have a longterm-positive effect on the future.

In conjunction with National Geographic's Green Guide, the NGC Blog will begin to pass along a helpful, easy and more importantly effective tip to help people lessen their human footprint on the Earth.

This Week's Tip: Find a Green Hotel

Whether it's a weekend getaway or a week-long stay, make sure your hotel has the same green habits as you do at home. Since hotels are such large consumers of resources--the hospitality industry spends $3.7 billion a year on energy and typical hotels use 218 gallons of water per day per occupied room--it is especially important to support environmentally conscious businesses whenever possible. Here's how to find them:

Read More...

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by published on July 18, 2007 10:15 AM.

Green Bali Hotels was the previous entry in this blog.

Top 4 Travel Tips for a Green Summer is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.